Gloria Anne Factor was called to Heaven on November 19, 2020. She was born April 13, 1939 in Lawton, Oklahoma.
She grew up in Ravia, OK and Oklahoma City, OK. After graduating from Chilocco Indian School, she attended Nursing School in Tulsa, OK, where she earned her RN certification. She worked as a Registered Nurse until her retirement in 2019.
Gloria had several loves. Family, Friends, Thunder. Growing up she played basketball. Later she chased her grandkids all over the ballfield, football field and dance recitals.
She loved hanging out with old and new friends. She traveled on many trips with the Chickasaw elders group. She played bunco faithfully for years. And you could always find her playing a game of train with family and friends.
She loved volunteering. She spent several summers in Mexico and Guatemala on medical mission teams. She also loved the Kairos prison ministries. She worked with Kairos and Emmaus ministries since 1996.
She is preceeded in death by her parents, Thomas Washington and Alma Neal and her son Kevin DeWayne Factor.
She is survived by her daughter Kymberly Hazlett and husband Thomas Hazlett of Purcell, OK. Granddaughter, Michaela Parrott and husband Brad Parrott and great granddaughter Ellie Parrott. Granddaughter Nakoma Hazlett and husband Brenner Billy and great grandson, Warren Billy. Son, Scott Factor of Oklahoma City, OK. Grandson Ezra Keitleson. Son James “Peewee” Factor and wife Linda Factor of Sapulpa, OK. Grandsons Jacob Factor and Josh Factor and Granddaughter Katie Factor. Son Ricky Ground and wife Ayentwas Ground of Nedrow, New York. Grandaughters Kimora and Kendra Ground. Granddaughter Ashley Factor and husband Shawn Phillips of Moore, OK. Great grandsons, Bryce Phillips, Preston Factor, Corey Phillips and great granddaughters, Ryleiah and Taylor Phillips. Grandson Mitchel Factor of Oklahoma City, OK.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial in Kairos has been set up for Gloria. You can send a check made out to Kairos of Oklahoma with “MBCC in memory of Gloria Factor” in the memo to
Kairos Prison Ministry of Oklahoma
PO Box 54383
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-1383
You can also donate online at Kairos of Oklahoma. Use the dropdown box under “Gift Detail” to select “Mabel Bassett CC”. Put “Gloria Factor” in the “This gift is ‘In Memory Of’ the following person” box and “Kymberly Hazlett, 323 N 6th, Purcell OK 73080” in the “Full address of Honoree or Memorial Family” box.
If you are able, we would love to have you help us Celebrate the Life of Gloria on Wednesday, November 25 at 2:00.
Click here to view a webcast of the service on 11/25/2020 at 02:00 PM, Central Standard Time.
To send flowers to Gloria's family, please visit our floral store.